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One DNA Test Could Free Kevin Cooper
One DNA Test Could Free Kevin Cooper

The New York Times recently published an absolutely remarkable piece examining the pending execution of a potentially innocent man here in California. I write about it here primarily with the hope that a few more people may read it as it is difficult to add much to such a ...

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